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ENM4700 - Drama of the Age of Shakespeare

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Arts

Leader: Peter Groves


Clayton Second semester 2007 (Day)


Shakespeare's plays and plays by the most outstanding of his contemporaries. Each work is studied in its theatrical, political and philosophical contexts. Shakespeare's varying reception across the centuries. Transformations of Shakespeare into other media (eg into grand opera: Verdi, Otello, on film).


Two seminar papers (1500 words): 30%
Essay (2500 words): 30%
Essay (3500 words): 40%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 lecture and 1 tutorial) per week